Learn and Explore
Sail, and then sleep, under the stars with our developed boat-in campgrounds. There is no camping fee at boat-in campgrounds. There is a fee for boat launch permits.
Notice: 06/24/2020: Boat-in campgrounds will reopen on July 1, 2020.
|Campground||Number of Sites||Vault Toilet||Water||Boat Dock|
|Summer Island||6 (six)||yes||no||yes|
|Crystal Cove||3 (three)||yes||no||no|
|Sterling Point||5 (five)||yes||no||no|
|Penix Canyon||3 (three)||yes||no||yes|
|Plum Point||4 (four)||yes||no||yes|
Boaters can also choose a space along the shoreline to set up camp.
You cannot shoreline camp within ½ mile of the nearest developed area. Developed areas are those maintained by the NPS, such as marinas, parking areas, campgrounds, and boat launches. This does not include boaters possessing a valid boat moorage agreement with an authorized concessionaire or community access point for moorage.
There are special regulations for shoreline camping – please see our Boat Camping Regulations.
Last updated: June 24, 2020